Doane University invites applications for the position of Vice President of Finance and Administration at its nationally recognized undergraduate campus in Crete, Nebraska. The Vice President of Finance and Administration directs the financial affairs of the university in conjunction with the President and Cabinet. Works directly with Chairs of the Board of Trustees on various Committees and prepares or oversees all relevant communication and interactions with these Committees. Plans, organizes and directs all aspects of the finances of the company including the development and administration of policies and procedures on finance, accounting, insurance, internal controls, budgeting, auditing, payroll, risk management and benefits.
Bachelor's degree required
CPA designation or Masters degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business
Experience in Higher Education preferred
A minimum of eight, preferably 10, years' experience in a relevant senior role
Up to date knowledge of current financial and accounting computer applications
Excellent verbal, analytical, organizational, and written skills
Knowledge of governmental and fiscal regulations and reporting requirements.
Ability to organize, prioritize, delegate, and manage multiple projects.
Ability to communicate effectively and positively.
Ability to be an influential and effective member of the management and executive team.
Ability to maintain the strictest of confidentiality.
Ability to handle stressful situations with poise and confidence.
Skill in exercising a high degree of initiative, judgment, discretion and decision-making.
About Doane University
Known for its leadership in higher education, Doane University is committed to academic excellence, innovation, and offers each person in its community a unique sense of belonging. These values have kept Doane successful for 147 years and will allow the institution to continue to build as we move forward in the future.
Here at Doane, we stress the importance of being a university that produces strong leaders with a thorough, liberal arts education in preparation to meet career and professional goals.
We strive to provide graduates with the academic programs and skills they need to achieve satisfying and profitable jobs. Through Doane's offering of the distinctive Zenon C.R. Hansen Leadership Program, students prepare for a future full of independent thought and upwards growth through the building of self-confidence.
By extending our borders, from multiple campuses in Nebraska, study abroad programs, exchange students, and online opportunities, our mentality of Internationalism and Multiculturalism enhances our students' education opportunities and experiences. Learning continues off-campus and out of the classroom through internships, work opportunities, and public events....
We realize innovation in higher education grows via technology; that's why we have talented and smart faculty and staff that care about our students. As we look toward the future, we will be working towards our common goals as One Doane.
Doane is establishing itself as a new kind of comprehensive university, with a commitment to extensive growth and finding new ways to deliver knowledge to those who seek it. Through partnerships with other colleges, universities, and companies we are embracing innovation and responding quickly to opportunities.